If you need Zoom to work, study, or just communicate with family and friends, you can take these steps to protect yourself from privacy threats. eff.org/deeplinks/2020/04/hard

(1/2) The Russian government has blocked ProtonMail and ProtonVPN within Russia. We are reaching out to the appropriate authorities to get the block lifted as soon as possible. reuters.com/article/us-russia-

The last day Apple had stores open in the Eastern District of Texas was April 12. That’s the day patent troll LBS Innovations sued it for infringing patents on online mapping technology and asked for royalty payments. eff.org/deeplinks/2019/06/how-

A vulnerability in WhatsApp allowed attackers to inject commercial spyware, developed by NSO Group, on to phones.

The spyware could be transmitted through a call, even if the call was unanswered.

It is unclear how many phones were targeted.

Google intentionally slows down YouTube on Firefox by 80% by using old libraries that are unsupported by Firefox because they were deprecated.


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Ex-Mozilla CTO: US border cops demanded I unlock my phone, laptop at SF airport – and I'm an American citizen

Techie says he was grilled for three hours after refusing to let agents search his devices.


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